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Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
spending cuts, we look at how pete peterson, the billionaire investor who once headed lehman brothers, has reshaped the national debate on the economy through his fix the debt campaign. then, "makers: women who make america." >> when you hear so many people around to telling their story, you come to understand that it is not really your story. it is a lot of people's story. >> a new pbs documentary premieres tonight telling the story of how women have shaped the united states over the last half century. we will speak with the film's executive producer betsy west. as protests grow in the west bank over the death of a palestinian man inside an israeli prison, we speak with two co-founders and that is for peace. one is palestinian, the other israeli. they reunited after the deaths of their daughters. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. details are slowly emerging on the allegations against u.s. special operations forces that prompted afghan president karzai to order the removal from wardak province. afghan o
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
in new york. meet pete peterson. peterson is a wall street mogul who has spent an estimated half a billion dollars protecting rich investors at the expense of the 99% of americans. you see, peterson is behind the group fix the debt. the group claims spending is way out of control, and we need deep cuts in the entitlement programs. the figureheads for fix the debt are these guys, the austerity brothers, erskine bowles and alan simpson, and believe me, they don't have to worry about their retirement being lost or their pension or their health care. now the current issue of "the nation" magazine reports peter timed the launch of this new $60 million campaign to exploit the wrangling over the fiscal cliff, the debt ceiling and the sequester, the misinformation campaign has worked. a bloomberg poll on the size of america's budget deficit shows 62% of americans think the deficit is getting bigger. 28% of americans think that it's staying the same. and get this number, only 6% agree with the truth. my friends, the deficit is shrinking. the congressional budget office says the deficit is
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